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|Fastest time||1h 30m|
|Trips per day||2|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Sacramento to Oakland right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Sacramento to Oakland?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.54 was the low point for bus fares from Sacramento to Oakland. Buses from Oakland to Sacramento are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.54 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $4.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 1 hour 48 minutes to cover the 68 miles (110 kilometers) from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Oakland. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Sacramento?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Sacramento to Oakland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Sacramento to Oakland. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sacramento to Oakland; ticket prices start at $33.25.
What bus companies travel from Sacramento to Oakland?
There is one bus company that operates from Sacramento to Oakland. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Sacramento?
Most buses depart from the main station in Sacramento, California:
- Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd
Where does the bus arrive in Oakland?
All buses from Sacramento arrive at one main station in Oakland, California:
- Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave
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